Today's Top Stories

As the COVID-19 virus continues to infect more and more Mississippians — including at least three presumed positive coronavirus cases in Scott County at press time Tuesday — area businesses, gover
The East Central Community College Board of Trustees has named college alumnus Dr. Brent Gregory as the ninth president of the two-year institution in Decatur.
At a recent meeting of Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Jamie O'Cain was presented the Pi Chapter Grant-In-Aid.
These area educators recently attended the annual High School Counselors’ Workshop at East Central Community College in Decatur, where they were provided information on academic transfer, career-t
Freshman pre-dental major Olivia Adams, center, of Philadelphia was crowned East Central Community College’s Most Beautiful 2020 at the college’s annual beauty pageant March 9 in Huff Auditorium o

Fashion Revue Winners

The Scott County Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers recently held their annual Fashion Revue at the Scott County Extension office on February 25, 2020.  MHV Members participating in this years Fashion Revue are pictured left to right: Connie Wash, Cluster Club, won sweepstakes in the sportswear division and the dress division.  Frisky Roland, Mor




Forest News

Happy  Birthday

March 4: Dennis Eure, Jr., Sonya Weems, Woody Strode, Melissa Barnes.

March 5: Rene’ Case, Carl Henderson, Judy Atkison, Patsy McDill, Melissa Harrell, Nicholas Brown, Bridget Clark, Stuart Andrew Blackwell, Jessie Lee Fitzhugh, Luke Elliot Ueltschey.


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The Senior Coffee Hour at Morton Public Library will resume on Friday, March 6 beginning at 10 a.m. Refreshments are served and a craft will be demonstrated and made by those present for a “take home” gift.



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March 7

Antioch Steele Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting on Saturday, March 7 at 1:00 p.m. at Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, Highway 21 N. Forest, MS. All interested parties who have relatives buried there are welcome to attend. Board of Directors will meet at that time also.

March 10




Thelma Keyes

Benefit program set for March 7

Good Morning/Evening!

This generation has seen a lot of natural and unnatural occurrences. Terrorism, plane crashes, hate crimes, hurricanes, tornadoes and even earthquakes. A little closer to home are fires, car wrecks and floods for people we know.


Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Go out and vote next Tuesday

The church went to Jones Chapel M. B. Church on last Saturday night to aid and support the Benefit Program for our ex-First Lady Vernita Whittington. She testified that she is a double cancer patient, along with other illnesses. The program was a well-received program.



Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Deny Yourself

Announcements: Join us on March 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate our pastor Rev. Marcus McDougle and First Lady Shannon McDougle’s 4th year Anniversary at Pleasant Hill M.B. Church. Rev. Ralph James of MT. Moriah will be the guest speaker.


Sebastopol News

By LINDA L. CORLEY,

Magnolia Women’s meeting is March 7

Sympathy is extended to the family of Angelia Gainey Knight.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Danna Turner.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Sandra Burrell.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Carol Killens.


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